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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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California State Library
Jan 15, 2019
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Bread trucks at Grand Avenue Boido Bakery, South San Francisco, CA. Sixth from left: Victor Boido. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Early Vermont Postcards Collection
Jun 6, 2017
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Washed out railroad bridge over the Otter Creek. Though labelled "Proctor, Vermont" this image appears to have been taken at Mead's Falls in Central Rutland, about 4 miles south of Proctor. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Railroad bridges, Proctor (Vt.), Postcards, Rutland (Vt.)
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Railroad tracks along the Lamoille River, Vermont, with automobiles and a wagon drawn by two horses on the road next to the railroad tracks. Several homes and barns are in the distance. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Lamoille River (Vt.), Railroads, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
Apr 4, 2017
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Mailed to Mrs. C.N.S. Wright, Williamstown, Vermont. View of large building with wrap-around porch on the bank of Joe's Pond, Danville, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Danville (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Topics: Baseball, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-00-1951-03n
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
May 21, 2016
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. Several people are standing on a handcar on the tracks. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Postcards
California State Library
Sep 13, 2015
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Wedding portrait, ca. 1900. L-r: Lawrence Armanino, Catherine Teccella, Desolina Armanino. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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California State Library
Jun 11, 2015
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Aerial view of Yuba City, CA, December, 1938
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Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Yuba City, CA - Views
Captain Dale Smith posed with Coach Wendell Forbes outside on the field, spring 1967.
Topics: Baseball, Smith, Dale, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-01-1967-05n
Sylvia Payne and daughter Rebecca, Duvall Drive, South San Francisco, CA, ca. 1982. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- South San...
California State Library
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Home at 569 Baden Avenue, South San Francisco, CA, 1937. Alfredo Cerri and son Alvin on porch. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- South San...
Postmarked Middlebury, Nov. 22, 1935 and addressed to Mrs. Frank Shackett, 640-34th Ave. South, St. Petersbury, Florida. Signed by Mrs. LaFleur Home of Ira M. LaFleur of Middlebury, Vermont, with rocking chairs on the front porch and a barn to the right This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Middlebury College, Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Middlebury College Archival Images
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The Varsity football team playing a game on the football field
Topics: Football, Varsity, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-07-1971-24np
Middlebury College Archival Images
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An arial photo of a set of tennis courts
Topics: Tennis, Ariel shots, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-17-1960-08p
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Basketball players on the bench
Topics: Basketball, Unidentified athletes, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-02-1968_69-129np
In front of Pacific Coast Grocery Store, Juniper Avenue, South San Francisco, CA. Front, l-r: Constantine Giusti, Nick Malas. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- South San...
View of Pulp Mill Bridge at the end of Seymour Street.
Topics: Middlebury (Vt.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Wooden bridges--Vermont--Middlebury, Bridges--Otter...
Source: Postcards, Stewart-Swift Research Center at the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Middlebury Special Collections
- John Henderson Studios
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20.5 x 25.5 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 3, Folder 03-133 Portrait of Helen Hartness Flanders This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Flanders, Helen Hartness, Springfield (Vt.), Photographs
Left-to-right: Eilis Lennon, Charlie Lennon
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
From Left to Right: Susan Braunhut (UML), Stephen McCarthy (UML), Frank Talty (UML), Pro-Vice-Chancellor Gerry McCormac (QUB), Bridgette Budhlall (UML), Alex Case (UML) & Ann Marie Hurley (UML)
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
UMass Lowell students Andrea Andzenge and Donna Hackley, center left and right, presented at a conference entitled “Fifteen Years of 1325: New Perspectives on Peace & Security” at the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice” at Queen’s University Belfast. They are joined by Dr. Maria Deiana, left, from Queen’s University and by UMass Lowell Prof. Paul Rayman.
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
Left-to-right: Sheldon Zhang, Luis Falcon, Frank Talty
Topics: UMass Lowell, UML, Center for Irish Partnerships
Central Vermont Railway steam locomotive #213 and baggage car and passenger cars
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroads
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Postmarked Ludlow, Oct 20, 1922 and sent to A. P. Lawrence, Box 77, Clintonville, N. Y. View of many homes in Ludlow, Vermont, with two sets of railroad tracks on higher ground in the foreground This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Ludlow (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Middlebury College Basketball team
Topics: Basketball, Team photos, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-02-1967_68-01n
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Group of runners during and Intercollegiate track and field competition
Topics: Track and field, Running, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-19-1970-03np
Portrait of Professor Henry Martyn Seely, taken as Professor of Chemsitry and Natural History, around 1867. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Middlebury College, Faculty, Seely, Henry Martyn, 1828-1917
Source: fpf.seelyhm.1861.tif
Formerly photograph #PA-105
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials Collection
Formerly photograph #PB-673, Fair
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials Collection
View of Battell Bridge (1893) under construction after the fire of 1891.
Topics: Middlebury (Vt.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Bridges--Otter Creek, Bridges--Vermont--Middlebury,...
Source: General, Stewart-Swift Research Center at the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
View of the Battell Block, ca. 1905.
Topics: Middlebury (Vt.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Commercial buildings--Vermont--Middlebury, Battell...
Source: Gipson Collection, Stewart-Swift Research Center at the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Hieberfield Ford Dealership, Adolf Petersen, 3rd from left, Taft, California. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Taft, Kern County,...
California State Library
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Family portrait in Japan, ca. 1918 Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Anaheim, Family...
California State Library
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Tippacanoe Tribe Parade in front of Giffra Building on Grand Avenue, South San Francisco, CA, 1932. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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California State Library
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At Shipyard 3, Reliance Steel Co., Richmond, CA, 1941
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Several cars are parked in front of the Derby Line Hotel, with a sign from a pillar, " U S Customs Stop. U. S. Immigration Office. Autos and Teams and all persons coming from Canada stop here." This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Hotels, Derby Line (Vt.), Postcards
Hectorville wooden covered bridge, with dirt road, Montgomery, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Covered bridges, Montgomery, Postcards
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Hamlin Commons Boarding Hall This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: College buildings, Hamlin Hall, Dormitories
Source: a12pf.hamlin.1883
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Basketball game against Union College
Topics: Basketball, Union College, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-02-1969_70-57np
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Basketball player poses with the ball
Topics: Basketball, Unidentified athletes, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-02-1970_71-34np
Middlebury Special Collections
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9 x 14.5 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 4, Folder 14-353 In the photograph, left: Brown, George; right: Gebhant, Heinrich at the Flanders' house This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Brown, George, Gebhant, Heinrich, Photographs
Middlebury Special Collections
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25.5 x 20.5 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 4, Folder 10-273 Standing next to Helen Hartness Flanders, her sister Anna This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Flanders, Helen Hartness & her sister, Unknown location, Photographs
Canadian National Railway Station in Island Pond, Vermont, with commercial buildings in background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Island Pond
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
View of the East Room of the Gamaliel Painter House (1802) at 2 Court Street, 1937. Also known as the Wainwright House. The chair pictured is now in the collection of the Henry Sheldon Museum.
Topics: Middlebury (Vt.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Middlebury (Vt.), Addison County (Vt.), South...
Source: General, Stewart-Swift Research Center at the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Interior of Pearsons Hall This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: College buildings, Pearsons Hall, College campus
Source: a12pf.pearsons.1911.01
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Basketball game
Topics: Basketball, Games, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-02-1968_69-07np
Writers' Conference participants outside on Bread Loaf campus, August 1958
Topics: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Bread Loaf campus (Ripton, Vt.), Faculty & students
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb07-1958-25n
Captain John Mulcahy posed outside at Middlebury College, spring 1950.
Topics: Baseball, Mulcahy, John, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-01-1950-05np
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Varsity goalie B. Russ posing for a photo in a soccer goal - men's soccer
Topics: Soccer, Russ, B., College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-15-1966-14n
Central Vermont Railway wreck on May 14, 1912 with W & LE freight car #21364 on top of the wreck of another freight car. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Mailed by H.A. McGowan, from Bellows Falls, Vermont, to Mrs. Lea Russell, Charlestown, New Hampshire. Music concert with band seated at left and audience at right, in Barber's Park, Bellows Falls, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Concerts, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Middlebury College Map Collection
- Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.)
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36 x 28 cm color map of Tinmouth, Vermont
Topics: Tinmouth (Vt.), maps
Flooded buildings in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, from flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: St. Johnsbury (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
Mailed from Bellows Falls, Vermont, to Miss Beatrice C. Graves, c/o Harlan Barnes, Saxton's River, Vermont. Amusement ride "Shoot the Chutes" in Barber Park, Bellows Falls, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Amusement rides, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Central Vermont Railway wreck on May 14, 1912 with W & LE freight car #21364 on top of the wreck of another freight car.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Central Vermont Railway Co.
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Water tower of the Washington Water and Light Company, Broderick, CA
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Washington Water and Light Company,...
California State Library
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Paul Zolnekoff drying apricots at McGee Avenue home, Whittier, CA, 1985
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Whittier, Apricots
View of the Marble Works District from Seymour Street, when it was occupied by the Brandon Italian Marble Company, ca. 1892.
Topics: Middlebury (Vt.)--Buildings, structures, etc., Marble industry and trade--Vermont--Middlebury,...
Source: Postcards, Stewart-Swift Research Center at the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
California State Library
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Elizabeth Brugger Bunker, age 17, in dress she made, 1922. Folsom, CA Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Folsom
California State Library
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Private pilot Ray Strong, ca. 1939
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Whittier
California State Library
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Letitia Marie Lyon, left, working in basement of J. J. Newberry's, Long Beach, California, 1966. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach
California State Library
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Wedding of Amador and Mary Tovar with 1948 Chevrolet Fleetline, Long Beach, California, July, 1951. Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Long Beach,...
California State Library
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Family on a vacation day at Donner Lake, January, 1999. Shown: Cindy, Colton, Ross, Donnie Applegarth Preserved by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Shades of California -- Sutter County,...
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Students learn to cook in a Home Economics class at The Homestead. This is a scanned version of the original image in Special Collections and Archives at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt.
Topics: Classrooms, Academics, Home economics
Source: f4pf.homeconomics.1913.01
Varsity Basketball team, 1928-1929. Individuals pictured include, back row (left to right): Belfanti, Embler, Hardy, Williams, Hasseltine, Ragatz, Hoffman, Tupper (assistant manager); front row: Coach Beck, Ashdown, R. Johnson, Humeston, Casey, Spooner, Bullukian, Henry (manager). From the Kaleidoscope
Topics: Basketball, Varsity, College sports
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-02-1928_29-01n
Writers' Conference faculty member Fletcher Pratt sitting outside on Bread Loaf campus, August 1943.
Topics: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Pratt, Fletcher, Faculty & students
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb07-1943-05n
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Three members of the Middlebury College choir singing outside Mead Chapel - music department
Topics: Faculty & students, Mead Chapel, Music
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb03-14-1965-06p
Middlebury College Archival Images
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Six runners on the men's track team running a sprint during practice on Lang Field
Topics: Track and field, Running, Lang Field
Source: Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives: a10pfmcnb01-19-1971-06np
George Washington University Libraries
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Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Text on photograph: "Foundation Hall of Govt." Formerly photograph #PB-113
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
George Washington University Libraries
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Text on photograph: "Dr. Robt. F. Griggs" [stamp] "Return to John P. DeCamp University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio" Formerly photograph #PA-309
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Middlebury Special Collections
- Mrs. Williams
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25.5 x 20.5 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 4, Folder 05-172 "Capture of Prescott" from Biography of Revolutionary Heroes (frontis piece) by Mrs Catherine Read Arnold Williams This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Pages, Unknown location, Photographs
Middlebury Special Collections
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6 x 9.5 cm b&w negative transparency; 12.5 x 18 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 3, Folder 01-089 Photograph of Hanford Hayes and his Grand-daughter This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Hayes, Hanford, Maine, Photographs
Middlebury Special Collections
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25 x 20 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 4, Folder 05-157 Helen Hartness Flanders recording a song of one of her students This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Group photos, Unknown location, Photographs
Middlebury Special Collections
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17.5 x 13 cm b&w photograph I.5, Box 4, Folder 06-204 Photograph of Helen Hartness Flanders and Asa Davis at a conference in which her collection was presented This is a scanned version of the original image in the Helen Hartness Flanders Collection, Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Flanders, Helen Hartness, Unknown location, Photographs